Kuluin, Queensland

Coordinates: 26°39′24″S 153°03′34″E / 26.6566°S 153.0594°E / -26.6566; 153.0594 (Kuluin (centre of suburb))
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Sunshine CoastQueensland
Kuluin is located in Queensland
Coordinates26°39′24″S 153°03′34″E / 26.6566°S 153.0594°E / -26.6566; 153.0594 (Kuluin (centre of suburb))
Population2,363 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1,240/km2 (3,220/sq mi)
Area1.9 km2 (0.7 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s)Sunshine Coast Region
State electorate(s)Ninderry
Federal division(s)Fairfax
Suburbs around Kuluin:
Diddillibah Maroochydore Maroochydore
Kunda Park Kuluin Maroochydore
Buderim Buderim Buderim

Kuluin is a suburb of Maroochydore in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] Kuluin had a population of 2,363 people in the 2016 census and 2,700 in the 2021 census.[1]


The locality takes its name from an Aboriginal word in the Kabi language meaning black swan.[2]

Kuluin State School opened in 1987.[3]

In the 2016 census, Kuluin had a population of 2363 people.[1]


Kuluin State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at Tallow Wood Drive (26°39′35″S 153°03′28″E / 26.6598°S 153.0579°E / -26.6598; 153.0579 (Kuluin State School)).[4][5] In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 622 students with 47 teachers (41 full-time equivalent) and 21 non-teaching staff (16 full-time equivalent).[6] In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 596 students with 46 teachers (38 full-time equivalent) and 20 non-teaching staff (15 full-time equivalent).[7] The school includes a special education program.[4]

There are no secondary schools in Kuluin. The nearest government secondary school is Maroochydore State High School in neighbouring Maroochydore to the east.[8]


There are a number of parks in the area:


  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Kuluin (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Kuluin – suburb in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 48711)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 15 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools". Queensland Government. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  4. ^ a b "State and non-state school details". Queensland Government. 9 July 2018. Archived from the original on 21 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  5. ^ "Kuluin State School". Archived from the original on 7 March 2022. Retrieved 29 August 2022.
  6. ^ "ACARA School Profile 2017". Archived from the original on 22 November 2018. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  7. ^ "ACARA School Profile 2018". Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority. Archived from the original on 27 August 2020. Retrieved 28 January 2020.
  8. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 29 August 2022.
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Land for public recreation - Queensland". Queensland Open Data. Queensland Government. 20 November 2020. Archived from the original on 22 November 2020. Retrieved 22 November 2020.

External links[edit]

  • "Kuluin". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland.